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* [[Ancient parish]] - divisions linked with the manorial system
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*[[Ancient parish]] - districts in England formed by the 13th century each with its own priest and often with boundaries the same as the local manor; given increasing civil administrative functions, their civil importance declined with the abolition of Church Rates in 1868.
* [[Civil parish]] - an administrative division  
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*[[Civil parish]] - in England, the smallest local government division, during the 19th century, took over the civil administrative activities of the ancient parishes and other areas. In Wales, the term used is [Communities in Wales|community].
* [[Ecclesiastical parish]] - a geographic area served by a church
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*[[Ecclesiastical parish]] - a geographic subdivision of a diocese; the term is used in England to distinguish it from the corresponding civil parish.
* [[Mother parish]] - an ancient parish from which a civil parish was at first subordinate to
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*[[Parish Administration in England and Wales]] - how English and Welsh parishes were managed from the 16th century and the sort of records which resulted
  
 
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Revision as of 03:16, 27 December 2012

  • Ancient parish - districts in England formed by the 13th century each with its own priest and often with boundaries the same as the local manor; given increasing civil administrative functions, their civil importance declined with the abolition of Church Rates in 1868.
  • Civil parish - in England, the smallest local government division, during the 19th century, took over the civil administrative activities of the ancient parishes and other areas. In Wales, the term used is [Communities in Wales|community].
  • Ecclesiastical parish - a geographic subdivision of a diocese; the term is used in England to distinguish it from the corresponding civil parish.
  • Parish Administration in England and Wales - how English and Welsh parishes were managed from the 16th century and the sort of records which resulted
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